38 Scrumptious Paleo Lunch Recipes you should try today!

38 Paleo Lunch recipes
There are hundreds of Paleo lunch recipes out there, but we thought that we might compile a 38 Paleo lunch recipes that we absolutely love. We hope you can enjoy these recipes as much as we did! Please let us know in the comments below how they turn out for you, we are eager to hear from you.

P.S. If you love paleo and real food recipes have a look at the Paleo Recipe Book. This is an amazing cookbook that has over 370+ healthy real food recipes. This recipe book is a must have for anyone that is looking to lose weight and to live a healthier, disease free and longer life.

  1. Paleo chorizo stuffed peppers

One our favourite types of sausages has to be the Chorizo sausage, such a flavourful sausage that we cannot get enough of. This wonderful recipe features chorizo with an amazing amount of wonderful vegetables with the flavour to boot. Courtney has done a great job in infusing a whole range of herbs and spices to compliment the flavour of the chorizo. This is one recipe that you should not miss! Jam packed full of mouth watering flavour you and your kids are going to come back for seconds.

  1. Paleo avocado tuna salad

Tuna salads have always been classic fare for most people. This is a super simple four ingredient tuna salad that works well as a quick snack or a lunchtime meal. If you are stretched for time during your busy work day and want to eat paleo and healthy this is definitely a paleo recipe to consider taking to work.

  1. Cucumber and Tomato salad

The paleo diet isn’t all about meat, in fact we chose to use the paleo diet as a blueprint and put our emphasis on more vegetables and fruits (in that order). This amazingly refreshing cucumber and tomato salad is a quick and easy spring summertime paleo addition to any lunchtime meal. We love this recipe as it is easy to make with the least amount of hassle for maximum nutritional benefits.

  1. Skinny chopped veggie salad

Speaking of eating more vegetables, bam! Take a look at this recipe, such vibrant colours. Having a wide array of colourful vegetables in this skinny chopped veggie salad means that this paleo friendly recipe has loads and loads of antioxidants which are beneficial to detoxify the body, boost immunity and help fight off free radical damage, not to mention that this salad tastes amazing.

Paleo Basil chicken pesto recipe

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  1. Paleo basil avocado chicken salad

Smooth and creamy with the lovely nuttiness from the avocado compliments the shredded chicken excellently in this recipe. If you are looking for maximum taste and quick and easy preparation then this is the recipe for you.

  1. Zesty Paleo Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe

If you are looking to add a bit of South American flavours to your otherwise regular lunchtime meal then this awesome recipe is for you. A beautiful combination of zesty and slightly spicy flavours, this chicken is surely not to be missed. If you have left over’s try adding this incredibly flavourful chicken to the paleo basil avocado chicken recipe above.

  1. Chicken and avocado lettuce wraps

Being part of the paleo lifestyle means that there are no wheat or grain based products, so this unfortunately means no wraps. So how do we get around this? Lettuce of course! This leafy green has allowed us to make wraps that taste great leaving out the wheat or corn wraps that we are normally used to.

  1. Paleo chicken ranch taco salad

Talk about easy. This paleo chicken recipe is simple quick and delicious! The author adds a touch of crunch to the top of this salad which is incredibly interesting and will add another dimension of flavour to any salad.

  1. Sweet Potato and Kale Chicken Patties

If you are looking for a paleo chicken recipe that the kids will gobble down, and then is one is for you. Jam packed with green goodness from kale and the added extra anti-oxidants from the sweet potato. Make sure to add some veggies to this meal to give it added nutritional depth after all eating more greens does prevent many chronic illnesses.

10. Portobello mushroom pizzas

Want to start eating real food but miss your old comfort foods such as pizza? Then this paleo version will help satisfy your cravings. How do people practicing the paleo lifestyle get away with not having cheese in their diet? Well they get creative! This paleo recipe has the added creamy cheese like goodness made from Cashews and basil. Want to know how to make this mouth watering recipe? Click the link above.

11. Chicken salad with balsamic cilantro dressing

Here’s a lovely paleo chicken salad that everyone should try, the tasty balsamic cilantro dressing goes perfectly with this recipe, it gives the recipe and added boost. This one is definitely worth a try.

12. Avocado chicken salad

Here’s another simple avocado chicken salad recipe that is jam packed with flavour and goodness. This avocado salad is perfect for summer entertainment or even added to a lunchbox so that you never have to eat unhealthily at work or at school.

13. Paleo chilli

What a hearty meal for the cooler months, this recipe is extremely tasty and loaded with vegetables the perfect way to get your kids to eat more vegetables.

14. Paleo turkey chilli

This paleo turkey chilli recipe is jam packed with real food goodness. This pale chilli recipe is out of this world, check out the ingredients that are featured in this recipe – I am sure that this will be a favourite of yours in no time, especially when you have a stubborn husband and kids you have to convince.

15. Asparagus Egg and Bacon Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Love bacon and eggs? Well you are going to love this paleo recipe! This is a great twist on the original bacon and eggs and incorporates asparagus, we need more greens in our diets and this is the perfect accompaniment to bacon and eggs. A must try for a healthy breakfast or lunch idea!

16. Sweet potato hash brown

So being on the paleo diet doesn’t mean that you get to miss out on your favourite non paleo foods. In this case, making hash browns doesn’t come easier. Instead of using standard white potatoes (which are not on the paleo shopping list) swap them out with sweet potatoes. This is possibly the easiest recipe we have on this list, so this means that absolutely anyone can cook paleo!

17. Paleo collard greens

So we all need more greens in our day, this is a great tasting way to incorporate greens with any meal. Perfect for fussy kids!

Paleo Grilled chicken vegie salad

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18. Grilled chicken & grilled veggie salad

Now this is one way of incorporating more vegetables into your diet! Grilling vegies with olive oil and herbs is an amazing way to liven the flavours within the veggies. Accompanies with succulent chicken breasts, this is another recipe which has the green light from us – serve this in front of anyone and they won’t have any misconceptions with the paleo diet any longer.

19. Chicken mango salad

Talk about a refreshing and satisfying salad, this paleo chicken and mango salad features a tasty sweet treat from the mangoes which accompany the chicken. This may seem unusual, but hey variety is the spice of life so give this one a go.

20. Roasted vegetable medley

If you thought that eating a paleo based diet was about throwing down copious amounts of meat, think again! Here is a simple way to get more veggies into each of you meals no matter what time of day. A simple recipe for the modern family, simply add oil and seasoning and throw them into an oven, easy!

21. Twisted tuna salad

Here’s another super easy way to prepare a tuna dish that can be stored over night and taken to work the following day or even the next couple of days. Instead of having this tuna salad in a bowl, add the tuna mixture into a lettuce leaf.

22. Paleo Fajitas

A great paleo take on this flavorsome Mexican favorite, this recipe is incredibly simple and makes up for the simplicity in the ingredients and flavors. If you are a busy person with a busy lifestyle and often find it hard to cook paleo with the time you have on your hands then this is a perfect recipe for you.

23. Paleo goulash

Check out this great recipe jam packed with veggies for maximum sustenance. The crafty dad has put together this tasty easy to prepare dish perfect for stubborn kids.

Paleo chicken pizza

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24. Mini paleo chicken pesto pizzas

Who doesn’t love pizzas? Being on a paleo real food based lifestyle I thought that I would have to sacrifice pizza forever, but boy I was wrong. These amazing pesto pizzas are to die for and again very, very tasty!

25. Paleo Zucchini Noodle and Sausage Spaghetti!

What better way of replicating spaghetti without the added worry that you are doing your body more harm than good. These zucchini noodles are perfect as a healthy natural replacement for traditional pasta, without the use of a spiralizer.

26. Quick and easy chicken and zucchini stir fry

Quick and easy is the game and this recipe doesn’t fall short. So simple that anyone can attempt this Asian style dish, the perfect recipe for anyone looking for an easy paleo lunch.

27. Pesto egg salad wraps

Lunches should be easy to prepare and this is one recipe that definitely is. This recipe is another great way to incorporate some greens into your day with the added sustenance from a mouth watering pesto and hard boiled eggs.

28. Paleo basil fried rice

Chinese takeout has been known to use some of the unhealthiest additives to their food but this paleo basil fried rice has none of these harmful ingredients, just good old wholesome real food ingredients. Never go out to your local Chinese store ever again, try this amazing paleo fried rice recipe, I’m sure you will love it.

29. Sausage and butternut squash frittata

This recipe doesn’t only look spectacular but tastes just as great as it looks. Lisa Wells has done a wonderful job on her site promoting the paleo lifestyle and her recipes are second to none. Check out her recipes by clicking the link above.

30. Butternut squash and chicken mash

We thought we might throw in another butternut squash recipe seeing as we could not leave this amazing recipe out of our list.

31. Not-so-Dumb Salad with Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Onions, Avocado, and Balsamic Vinegar (Low-Carb, Gluten-Free, Paleo)

Colorful and incredibly nutrient dense, this salad is perfect for fussy eaters and for people that are on the run. Make sure to try this one out, we sure you will not be disappointed.

32. Mango, avocado and arugula salad

Talk about a refreshing paleo salad, using the best ingredients that promote gut health with an amazing flavor and color to boot. Slightly tangy, this salad is a must for Sunday lunch or impressing dinner guests.

33. Avocado salsa salad

Here’s a easy to make salad recipe with lovely Mexican flavors that would entice anyone’s taste buds. Adding for veggies to your diet cannot be any simpler!

34. Thai salad with cilantro lime dressing

A stupid easy Paleo Thai salad with a cilantro lime dressing to die for! If you love Thai food then go no further with this awesomely simple and addictive Paleo Thai salad.

35. Eggs Nested in Sautéed Chard and Mushrooms

Now you have no excuse to eat on the Paleo diet, here is a super simple but tasty egg and sautéed chard with mushrooms recipe. This can be perfect for breakfast too, but we love it any time of day – a recipe that is definitely worth a try.

36. Curried chicken salad

If you are a spice lover then you are going to love this paleo take on curried chicken. The recipe incorporates a lot of turmeric powder which is a great anti-inflammatory. Have a try of this salad and let us know in the comments below!

37. Three Watermelon Radish Salads: Carpaccio, Heirloom, and Arugula With Avocado

A beautiful and simple salad that is perfect for nutrient dense and refreshing summer salad.

38. Easy sweet potatoes and eggs

This recipe is definitely an easy one, and for anyone that is following the paleo type lifestyle it’s perfect as you may be struggling to find extra time to cook a nourishing and satisfying meal. Try out this recipe, breakfast lunch or even dinner.

P.S. Have a look at the Paleo Recipe Book. This is an amazing cookbook that has over 370+ healthy real food recipes. This recipe book is a must have for anyone that is looking to lose weight and to live a healthier, disease free and longer life.

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  1. Hi there,

    Thanks for including my super-quick chicken&zucchini stir fry recipe in this awesome list! Can’t wait to try ALL the other yummy recipes you collected here! 🙂

  2. Hi,

    Thanks for including the link to my recipe for Paleo Goulash. It’s super-easy and really tasty. And I promise you won’t miss the pasta!

    It’s an honor to be among so many other great recipes.

    Thanks again,

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